The Digital Bangladesh program was launched in 2009. It aims to be at the forefront of achieving Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s vision of transforming Bangladesh into a country of the digital economy by 2021 and a knowledge-based economy by 2041.
The four pillars of Digital Bangladesh - Human Resource Development, Connecting Citizens, Digital Government, and Promotion of ICT Industry - are playing a central role in aiding this fantastic growth story.
Today more than 120 Bangladeshi companies are exporting ICT products worth nearly USD 1 Billion to 35 countries. We plan to take this to USD 5 Billion by 2025.
Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has declared Bangladesh is becoming a peaceful, prosperous and developed country by 2041 by implementing the vision 2041 —By this time, the governance system of Bangladesh will be decentralized.
"Bangladesh will turn into a developed nation with US$ 16,000 per capita income and poverty will be a matter of distant past in this Sonar Bangla (Golden Bangla) in 2041”- said Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.